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Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Clinical Biochemistry

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Lactate (CSF)

Specimen requirements

Sample type: CSF (Fluoride Oxalate)

Collection requirements: No special requirements

Cost

Price on application

Turnaround time

Please see Turnaround times

Analytical method

Spectrophotometry

Analysis undertaken at these site(s)

  • John Radcliffe Hospital
  • Horton General Hospital

Reference intervals

Female

<1 week: 1.1 - 4.4 mmol/L
1 week - 15 years: 1.1 - 2.8 mmol/L
>15 years: 1.1 - 2.4 mmol/L

Male

<1 week: 1.1 - 4.4 mmol/L
1 week - 15 years: 1.1 - 2.8 mmol/L
>15 years: 1.1 - 2.4 mmol/L